Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Docker skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Docker over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Docker
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 97 167
Rank change year-on-year +27 +70 +28
Contract jobs citing Docker 156 97 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.92% 2.05% 0.83%
As % of the System Software category 24.26% 21.37% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 60 22
Scotland median daily rate £500 £419 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.40% -2.90% -
10th Percentile £398 £313 £352
90th Percentile £700 £575 £511
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £57.50 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year +22.34% - -

Docker is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 643 454 835
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.05% 9.58% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 241 423
Scotland median daily rate £375 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +12.31% -
10th Percentile £130 £124 £168
90th Percentile £549 £519 £469
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 40
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -44.44% +94.59%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.38 £14.86
90th Percentile £42.77 £37.50 £42.10
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £16.29
% change year-on-year -4.79% +3.16% +1.81%

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Docker as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Docker in Scotland

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Docker in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Docker in Scotland

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Docker in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Docker in Scotland

Docker
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Docker within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +14 107 £575 +31.43% 26
Glasgow +7 40 £400 +9.59% 11
West Lothian - 2 £375 - 4
Falkirk - 1 £475 -
Dundee - 1 - - 1
Docker
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Docker also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Docker.

1 99 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (55.13%) Java
2 86 (55.13%) Ansible
3 78 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 75 (48.08%) Python
5 74 (47.44%) DevOps
6 69 (44.23%) Kubernetes
7 64 (41.03%) TDD
8 59 (37.82%) Puppet
9 54 (34.62%) Scrum
10 47 (30.13%) Git (software)
11 46 (29.49%) Linux
12 45 (28.85%) Opscode Chef
13 44 (28.21%) Spring
14 43 (27.56%) Amazon AWS
15 41 (26.28%) BDD
16 39 (25.00%) Bash Shell
17 38 (24.36%) Microservices
18 36 (23.08%) JavaScript
19 34 (21.79%) Maven
19 34 (21.79%) MongoDB
20 31 (19.87%) Kanban
20 31 (19.87%) Continuous Integration
21 28 (17.95%) NoSQL
21 28 (17.95%) Redis
21 28 (17.95%) Tomcat
22 27 (17.31%) HTML
22 27 (17.31%) Hibernate
22 27 (17.31%) Test Automation
22 27 (17.31%) OpenShift

Docker
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (17.95%) Tomcat
2 26 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 24 (15.38%) nginx
4 20 (12.82%) JBoss
5 18 (11.54%) Jetty
6 16 (10.26%) WebLogic
7 15 (9.62%) Apache
8 12 (7.69%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.56%) Confluence
10 2 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.28%) IIS
10 2 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.64%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.64%) Drupal
11 1 (0.64%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 2 (1.28%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 43 (27.56%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (17.31%) OpenShift
3 23 (14.74%) PaaS
4 18 (11.54%) npm
5 13 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (5.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (4.49%) GitHub
9 6 (3.85%) IBM Cloud
10 5 (3.21%) Heroku
11 4 (2.56%) Datadog
11 4 (2.56%) Tricentis Tosca
12 3 (1.92%) IaaS
13 2 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (1.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (1.28%) Amazon S3
13 2 (1.28%) SaaS
14 1 (0.64%) Route 53
14 1 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.62%) HTTP
2 14 (8.97%) Firewall
3 10 (6.41%) DNS
4 9 (5.77%) AMQP
5 8 (5.13%) DSL
5 8 (5.13%) SSL
6 2 (1.28%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.79%) MongoDB
2 28 (17.95%) NoSQL
2 28 (17.95%) Redis
3 24 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (12.82%) Couchbase
5 18 (11.54%) Riak
6 16 (10.26%) Hadoop
7 8 (5.13%) Big Data
8 6 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.92%) MySQL
10 2 (1.28%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 78 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 47 (30.13%) Git (software)
3 34 (21.79%) Maven
4 24 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
5 23 (14.74%) Artifactory
6 22 (14.10%) Gradle
6 22 (14.10%) JUnit
7 20 (12.82%) Vagrant
8 19 (12.18%) Bitbucket
8 19 (12.18%) Cucumber
8 19 (12.18%) Selenium
9 18 (11.54%) GitLab
9 18 (11.54%) IBM UrbanCode
10 16 (10.26%) JIRA
10 16 (10.26%) Subversion
11 15 (9.62%) Travis CI
12 14 (8.97%) TeamCity
13 13 (8.33%) CircleCI
13 13 (8.33%) gulp
14 10 (6.41%) SonarQube
General
1 16 (10.26%) Banking
1 16 (10.26%) Finance
2 5 (3.21%) Law
2 5 (3.21%) Retail
3 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 71 (45.51%) Developer
2 43 (27.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (27.56%) Java Developer
3 10 (6.41%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 7 (4.49%) Consultant
4 7 (4.49%) Python Developer
4 7 (4.49%) Senior Developer
5 6 (3.85%) DevOps Consultant
5 6 (3.85%) Senior DevOps
5 6 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (2.56%) Administrator
6 4 (2.56%) Architect
6 4 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (2.56%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (2.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (1.92%) Software Developer
7 3 (1.92%) SQL Developer
7 3 (1.92%) Technical Architect
7 3 (1.92%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (28.21%) Spring
2 27 (17.31%) Hibernate
2 27 (17.31%) HTML
3 25 (16.03%) REST
4 22 (14.10%) JPA
4 22 (14.10%) Node.js
5 19 (12.18%) HTML5
6 15 (9.62%) Kafka
7 14 (8.97%) gRPC
7 14 (8.97%) LDAP
8 12 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (7.05%) AngularJS
9 11 (7.05%) PostGIS
9 11 (7.05%) ServiceStack
10 10 (6.41%) RESTful
11 9 (5.77%) Elastic Stack
11 9 (5.77%) JMS
11 9 (5.77%) TIBCO EMS
11 9 (5.77%) WebSphere MQ
12 8 (5.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.41%) Fintech
2 9 (5.77%) iPad
3 6 (3.85%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.56%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.92%) DataPower
6 2 (1.28%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.28%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.28%) User Experience
7 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.64%) PKI
7 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.64%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 46 (29.49%) Linux
2 20 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (9.62%) Windows
4 9 (5.77%) Solaris
5 4 (2.56%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.56%) Unix
6 2 (1.28%) Kali Linux
6 2 (1.28%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.64%) Mesosphere
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (47.44%) DevOps
3 64 (41.03%) TDD
4 54 (34.62%) Scrum
5 41 (26.28%) BDD
6 38 (24.36%) Microservices
7 31 (19.87%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (19.87%) Kanban
8 27 (17.31%) Test Automation
9 24 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
10 20 (12.82%) Software Engineering
11 18 (11.54%) Deployment Automation
12 17 (10.90%) OO
13 15 (9.62%) Multithreading
13 15 (9.62%) Open Source
14 12 (7.69%) Concurrent Programming
14 12 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
14 12 (7.69%) Refactoring
15 11 (7.05%) System Testing
15 11 (7.05%) UML
Programming Languages
1 86 (55.13%) Java
2 75 (48.08%) Python
3 39 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 36 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 26 (16.67%) Groovy
6 25 (16.03%) Ruby
6 25 (16.03%) SQL
7 17 (10.90%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.49%) C#
8 7 (4.49%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.56%) Go
10 3 (1.92%) Java 8
10 3 (1.92%) Perl
10 3 (1.92%) PHP
10 3 (1.92%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.28%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.64%) C++
12 1 (0.64%) ES6
12 1 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (1.28%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.64%) Degree
2 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.97%) QA
System Software
1 15 (9.62%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.56%) VMware NSX
4 2 (1.28%) iptables
5 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 86 (55.13%) Ansible
2 69 (44.23%) Kubernetes
3 59 (37.82%) Puppet
4 45 (28.85%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (10.26%) Cobbler
6 14 (8.97%) Terraform
7 10 (6.41%) Mesos
8 9 (5.77%) Consul
8 9 (5.77%) Red Hat Satellite
9 8 (5.13%) Oracle ZFS
10 6 (3.85%) Prometheus
10 6 (3.85%) Xymon
11 5 (3.21%) HAProxy
11 5 (3.21%) Nagios
11 5 (3.21%) Packer
11 5 (3.21%) ZABBIX
12 4 (2.56%) OpenView
12 4 (2.56%) SCOM
12 4 (2.56%) SELinux
13 3 (1.92%) Kibana
Vendors
1 24 (15.38%) IBM
2 13 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 13 (8.33%) VMware
3 12 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.77%) TIBCO
5 8 (5.13%) Google
5 8 (5.13%) Informatica
5 8 (5.13%) Oracle
6 6 (3.85%) Atlassian
7 5 (3.21%) Splunk
8 4 (2.56%) AppDynamics
8 4 (2.56%) HP
8 4 (2.56%) New Relic
9 2 (1.28%) Micro Focus
9 2 (1.28%) Qualys
9 2 (1.28%) Sonatype
10 1 (0.64%) Apigee
10 1 (0.64%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.64%) NVIDIA
10 1 (0.64%) Twitter